10 Killed In Maiduguri Explosions

At least 10 people were killed in multiple explosions that rocked Maiduguri, Borno State, residents told AFP. They told the agency that loud explosions were heard from Kayamla and Dalori areas of the city, three days after Maiduguri was attacked by the insurgents, leaving 10 dead and many more injured.

LASG meets with residents

The Lagos State Government says it is set for a town hall meeting with Lagosians. A statement on Sunday by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Strategy, Mr.

‘Address infrastructural decay’

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode says the country must address issues of infrastructural decay, rule of law and timely dispensation of justice to ease the process of doing business. The governor said it was only then that Nigeria could achieve its dream of building a globally competitive economy that would

Many Nigerians are lazy ─ Cleric

The Bishop of the Church of God International, Victory Miracle Cathedral, Most Revd. Egwowa Matthew, says many Nigerians are lazy.

Labour alleges court-martial, brutalization of Defence Ministry staff

ORGANIZED Labour has raised alarm over continuous brutalization, humiliation, harassment, denial and court-martial of civilian staff in military formations nationwide by management of the Ministry of Defence. The post Labour alleges court-martial, brutalization of Defence Ministry staff appeared first on Vanguard News.

Alleged Oil Sector Fraud: ‘ Why FG is not charging Diezani, others now’

As anxiety mounts over the identities of suspects arrested alongside former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, indications emerged last night that she and other suspects might not be charged to court in Nigeria soon. The post Alleged Oil Sector Fraud: ‘ Why FG is not charging Diezani, others now’ appeared first

Rita Dominic: Nollywood actress flawless in grey

She always look her best, effortlessly cool when dressing casual, and gives off a glamourous vibe at official functions showing off her unique style. Rita Dominic needs no push.

Teachers’ day: Ogun teachers raise alarm over population of students

ABEOKUTA—Teachers in Ogun State have raised the alarm over the large population of students in public schools across the state, saying the development was threatening the infrastructure in the schools. The post Teachers’ day: Ogun teachers raise alarm over population of students appeared first on Vanguard News.

What Does Our Obsession With #TheList Say About Nigeria?

The list of the 36 plus Nigerians who will be appointed ministers has consumed the better part of our collective focus over the last one hundred and twenty-nine days since President Buhari was sworn in. What does this say about us and how might we be perceived by those who

Badia, Amukoko residents protest hike in electricity tarrif

LAGOS—Residents of Badia and Amukoko areas of Lagos, took to the streets weekend, to protest continuous increment of their electricity tariff by Eko Electricity Distribution’s sub station. The post Badia, Amukoko residents protest hike in electricity tarrif appeared first on Vanguard News.

Breast cancer

A non-governmental organisation, Run for a Cure Africa, has emphasised the need for more awareness on breast cancer and increased efforts to combat the disease. According to the group, a healthy lifestyle is one of the best ways to tackle breast cancer and raise awareness among Nigerians.

Thugs attack Ayefele band in Ondo

Some youths suspected to be thugs on Saturday reportedly attacked a popular juju musician, Yinka Ayefele, in Ijare town in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, disrupting his performance. It was learnt that the musician was invited to the town to entertain guests at a burial ceremony held at

A great teacher named Gamaliel

For as long as I can remember, I have always been fascinated by all things Jewish: the Talmud; Mishnah; Kabbala; Zohar; The Ramban Moses Maimonides; tales of the Baalshem; down to moderns such as philosophers Martin Buber Leo Strauss and Hannah Arendt; writers such as Gershom Scholem, Sholem Alecheim, Walter

LCCI unveils new agenda for SMEs

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has introduced an innovative agenda for micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMES) in the upcoming international trade fair. The agenda is tagged ‘LITF MSME Development Programme’ and is targeted at deliberating on how best to drive the growth of MSMEs by ensuring

Musa scores as CSKA beat Dinamo

Ahmed Musa scored his sixth league goal of the season on Sunday as CSKA Moscow beat Dinamo Moscow on match day 11 of the Russia Premier League. Musa has been in impressive form this season and duly made a goalscoring contribution for the Army club who completed the win to

Role of women in nation building

THE place of women in any endeavour can not be over emphasised and given theirenormous contributions to socio-economic development, there can be no meaningful advancement where women are excluded. The post Role of women in nation building appeared first on Vanguard News.

Majek Fashek: Reggae legend makes 1st trip outside rehab

The Nigerian reggae icon stepped out for the first time outside rehab last week where he attended Warri Again event After years of drug abuse the 'Send down the rain' singer was booted into intensive care unit at the Synapse Services- Centre For Psychological Medicine in Abuja by concerned group